I started out like many of my peers reading The Bobbsey Twins but unlike them I skipped past the requisite Nancy Drew stage and jumped straight into the arms of John D. McDonald’s Travis McGee. And, unlike most of Travis's girls, I not only survived his adventures but I also came away with a life-long love of mystery.
I have written three novels of mystery , all unsold to date, but I keep working on my craft and hope that the next one will be the one.
A MURDER OF CRONES Delta Daily infiltrates a bogus grief counseling retreat in search of her missing pregnant cousin. She has to find her before the woman and her unborn child become pawns in the final and greatest con of a family of elderly grifters.
CUE THE CORPSE Elyce Rhodes returns to her hometown after her oldest friend dies and leaves her a half interest in Big B’s, a bar and pool hall on the outskirts of town. When Bibi's death is declared suicide, Elyce reluctantly teams up with Mona, an 80 year old ex-madame and her new partner, to prove her friend was murdered.
HANA HIGHWAY Kate and Nick Delaney were enjoying a tranquil, romantic vacation on the island paradise of Maui until the collapse of a stranger on the highway to Hana thrust them into a perilous search for hidden treasure.
All photos by David and Karen Duxbury